Getting to Aalborg

Aalborg is situated in the Northern part of Denmark – North Jutland. Aalborg is easy to get to from the rest of Denmark, Scandinavia and Europe by means of plane, train, coach, ferry or car.

How to get to Aalborg by plane

Aalborg Airport is situated just 6km from the city centre and 19 km from Aalborg University. There are daily flights to and from Copenhagen Airport, from where many international airports can be reached directly. In addition to the frequent daily connections to and from Copenhagen, Aalborg Airport has airline connections with Oslo in Norway, Helsinki in Finland, London in England.

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How to get to Aalborg by train

DSB (Danish State Railways) and Arriva covers the country with a dense network of train services. Hourly services on modern InterCity trains and InterCityLyn (high speed trains) connect Aalborg with the main towns of Jutland, Funen and Sealands and Copenhagen. Aalborg Train Station is situated in the centre of the city and just 10km from Aalborg University.

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How to get to Aalborg by coach

Nordjyllands Trafikselskab operates locally in the region and runs an extensive network of local busses in Aalborg. In addition, Aalborg is linked to Copenhagen, Århus and other major cities in Denmark as well as Europe by several long distance bus routes a day.

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Express bus routes  – Aalborg – Copenhagen

How to get to Aalborg by ferry

From Norway and Sweden there are ferry connections to the Danish Ports of Hirtshals, Hanstholm and Frederikshavn, all of which are approx. 1 hour’s drive from Aalborg by car and 1 1/2 hour by train or coach.

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How to get to Aalborg by car

Aalborg is situated on motorway E45 and can therefore be reached as well from the north as from the south by car. For those travelling to Aalborg from the south, there is just 275km along the motorway from the Danish-German border.